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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 10, 2007 3:23pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

I have to admit, even though I 'voted' for Aoxomoxoa, I bought the 'kid' as my first ever t-shirt, and always loved it...

Good call.

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Poster: cream-puff-war Date: Sep 10, 2007 8:31pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

duh kid wins by a nose!

the drops of ice cream splatter spell out the word "live".

Skeletons from the Closet - I recognise the Botticelli Venus blonde, and that's Brando from the Wild Ones -
the other ones I'm not sure about!





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Poster: fireeagle Date: Sep 11, 2007 3:32am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

kid´s just an upside down back cover on the original lp, so he´s not qualified to win

rainbow foot ???

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Sep 11, 2007 9:33am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

How do we know the foot is not an upside-down back cover - I for one could never really figure it out - I'm still voting for the Ice Cream Cone.

Or maybe I'll save my kid vote for when we have the most interesting upsidedown back cover poll!!! heheheheheheheh

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Poster: fireeagle Date: Nov 15, 2007 5:45am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

how do we know? we do know

2 things you gotta have to acquire that knowledge:

1. original eu 72 triple album. open the sleeve and you´ll know instantly

2. a skull with little something in it

i´d vote for ice cream kid in any future upside down back cover art pool too

btw my 1st dead tshirt was rainbow foot

sorry for the late reply

peace

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Nov 15, 2007 7:42am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

I have a '72 triple LP but I think the inside panels are all white. I'll have to check. have not looked at it in a long time.

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Poster: cream-puff-war Date: Nov 15, 2007 5:22am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

who was it that said a foot is a retarded hand (an acid revelation a forumite had once)?

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Poster: dedmon Date: Nov 15, 2007 10:41pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

i knoe of this theory. it goes something like this: the foot is a retarded hand excluding individual toe movement... there is more to it but I knoe it has something to do with the birth of the Jef claw. NoiseCollector's C-rap mentions it. there is also something about monkey feet which alludes to the whole greation vs. evolution debate.

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Poster: dedmon Date: Nov 15, 2007 10:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

i knoe of this theory. it goes something like this: the foot is a retarded hand excluding individual toe movement... there is more to it but I knoe it has something to do with the birth of the Jef claw. NoiseCollector's C-rap mentions it. there is also something about monkey feet which alludes to the whole greation vs. evolution debate.

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Sep 11, 2007 9:36am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

I never knew that about the ice cream splatter - cool

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Poster: cream-puff-war Date: Nov 15, 2007 3:39am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

Splat!

ok, so that's how you return a thread to the main forum page - it has to be a thread you started, then edit at a later date.

Well, hey, I just wanted to see how that thread below had so many mixed dates - Nov. 14th then replys from Oct. 6 --7th.

It wasn't Arbuthnot, it was Noisecollector killed the forum!
(paraphrasing the last line from King Kong - no offense meant, Noise!)

At least it's 3:00 am in the morning, but this old thread here will still be clogging things for the early risers.

So, to make it interesting, I'll actually continue in the same vein.

I've added an attchment of the strange, short-lived redux of the Anthem of the Sun cover.
The lp was a remix of the original mix, and isn't currently available - almost as rare as the original mix of Aoxomoxoa.

I bought the Anthem remix when it came out, and as far as I remember, it sounded really good.

But the current remaster either in the Golden Road box set or as a digi-pac CD by itself, on Rhino (oooh, scary kids!) is so much more zippy and snarky than the original pressing (or I presume, remix) tho it is the original mix -

why bother getting the remix - unless, well, does someone out there have an opinion or link to the remix?

Anyway, the GD themselves were reportedley not happy about the change of the cover artwork - and it soon reverted back to the good old purple.

Anthem is the Grateful Dead's first compilation of various live shows, the second was Live Dead.

Most of you prefer whole shows, uncut, unedited.

And yet many early live shows do not exist in complete form, as tape reels had to be changed mid-song,
or the recording person was too stoned to notice that the tape leader slapping against the empty reel was not the Worm Ouroboros signalling them from the 11th dimension...


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Poster: Toadsmoker Date: Nov 15, 2007 7:28am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

Boy Howdy in his Dino disguise........

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Poster: blacklakelight Date: Nov 15, 2007 8:02am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art


I like them all up to "Go to Heaven," and even that has a wonderful kitsch appeal. "In the Dark," shutter.

I've always loved Aoxomoxoa, especially the photo on the back. Is the lovely Ms. Love REALLY one of those children, or is that just a myth? I've read explanations claiming both.

Anybody know the truth?

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Poster: cream-puff-war Date: Nov 15, 2007 4:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Favorite Grateful Dead LP cover art

Assuming Hank Harrison is there with his daughter - unless perhaps Love was there (if) with her mom...

then, Hank if in the picture, would likely be near the horse... he likes horses.

If I had a full size image of this photo and a magnifying glass, I could spot him if he's there, and that would lend weight that little Courtney is there.

But he never mentioned being on the album cover to me, at a time in 1978 when he was showing me his GD collection of photos, acetates, the Scorpio 45 single and lots of rare stuff.

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